Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand has taken another swipe at David Moyes. Ferdinand claims Moyes favoured Wayne Rooney over Robin van Persie last season.

Speaking in his role as a BBC World Cup pundit, Ferdinand explained: "When Sir Alex Ferguson left, he went from being the star man, our go-to guy, the top scorer, to being almost like a sideshow.

"I think that the dynamics changed. The manager, David Moyes, was talking up Wayne Rooney and forwards need to be loved. And I don't think he felt that love last season."

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